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history of Roman sea-power before the Second Punic war

Johannes Hendrik Thiel

history of Roman sea-power before the Second Punic war

by Johannes Hendrik Thiel

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Published by North-Holland Pub. Co. in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- History, Naval

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRoman sea-power before the Second Punic war.
    Statementby J.H. Thiel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG89 T48
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 367 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15183832M

    Book III. Ptolemy, king of Egypt, declines the aid offered him by the Romans against Antiochus; Hiero, king of Sicily, comes to see the games at Rome, I.—War with the Ligurians; the Carthaginians think of resuming hostilities, but are pacified, II. —Peace throughout the dominions of Rome, III. —The Illyrian war, IV. —Disasters of the Gauls that invaded Italy, V. VI. The three Punic Wars, fought over a hundred year period between Rome and the ancient sea power of Carthage was the most important series of wars undertaken by the Roman Republic. There were several reasons for this: First, the wars transformed Rome from a regional land power to a wide ranging sea-power.

    In contrast the Second Punic War lacked any real naval conflict, with the vast majority of the battles taking place in Italy or Spain. Here the focus is on the impact of Roman sea power – how did that alter Roman strategy, what impact did it have on the Carthaginian war effort – supported by a general narrative of the land fighting.   Support our Patreon to create more Extra History! **This video may be used freely in its original unalt.

    First Punic War Second Punic War Conquests in East Reduction of Roman Conquests Rome as a World Power Times of Gracchi Times of Marius and Sulla Times of Pompey and Caesar Times of Antony and Octavius ROMAN EMPIRE Reign of Augustus Julian Emperors Flavian Emperors Five Good Emperors Decline of. efforts, despite the fact that it had never been used in Italy before the First Punic War.6 The exact construction of this galley is a complex issue still 3 Pol. i ; cf. Thiel, History For the man total complement of a trireme see Lionel Casson, Shps andSeamanship in the Ancient World(Princeton ) (henceforth Ships) 84,


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History of Roman sea-power before the Second Punic war by Johannes Hendrik Thiel Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History of Roman Sea-Power before the Second Punic War Hardcover – January 1, by J.H. Thiel (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: J.H. Thiel. Sea Power in the Second Punic War. It is said that Rome, like Wihelmine and Hitlerian Germany, was forced to go to sea against her will.

Unlike the Phoenicians and Athenians before them, Romans allegedly had no fondness for ships and seafaring. Genre/Form: Naval history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thiel, J.H.

(Johannes Hendrik), History of Roman sea-power before the Second Punic War. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. () Exploratio: Military and Political Intelligence in the Roman World from the Second Punic War to the Battle of Adrianople Thiel, J.

() A History of Roman Sea Power before the Second Punic War. Amsterdam. Walbank, F. Second Punic War ( B.C.) Over the next decades, Rome took over control of both Corsica and Sardinia as well, but Carthage was able to establish a new base of influence in Spain beginning in.

Roman Sea-Power - J. Thiel: A History of Roman Sea-Power before the Second Punic War. viii + Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co.,   Hannibal Barca: A Captivating Guide to the Carthaginian General Who Fought in the Second Punic War Between Carthage and Ancient Rome; The Punic Wars between BCE and BCE were a series of wars fought between the armies of ancient Carthage and Rome.

In the years before the battles broke out, Carthage had risen from a small port Reviews: Second Punic War, second (– bce) in a series of wars between the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian (Punic) empire that resulted in Roman hegemony over the western Mediterranean.

In the years after the First Punic War, Rome wrested Corsica and Sardinia from Carthage and forced Carthaginians. Sumner, G. ‘ Roman policy in Spain before the Hannibalic War ’, Harvard Studies in Classical Philology.

72 () Thiel, J. Studies on the History of Roman Sea-power in Republican Times. Amsterdam, The First Punic War ( to BC) was the first of three wars fought between Carthage and Rome, the two main powers of the western Mediterranean in the early 3rd century 23 years, in the longest continuous conflict and greatest naval war of antiquity, the two powers struggled for supremacy, primarily on the Mediterranean island of Sicily and its surrounding.

The Second Punic War (spring – BC), also referred to as The Hannibalic War and by the Romans the War Against Hannibal, was the second of three Punic Wars between the Roman Republic and Carthage, with the participation of Macedonia and Syracuse polities and Numidian and Iberian forces on both sides.

It was one of the deadliest human conflicts of. The book History of Rome, sometimes referred to as Ab Urbe Condita ([Books] from the Founding of the City), is a monumental history of ancient Rome, written in Latin between 27 and 9 BC by the historian Titus Livius, or "Livy", as he is usually known in English.

The work covers the period from the legends concerning the arrival of Aeneas and the refugees from the fall of. Roman fear of an increase in Carthaginian power and sphere of control, therefore, was a major cause of the outbreak of the First Punic War. This motive was largely defensive and preemptive in nature.

In a later context, Polybius also says that the Romans had been content up until to protect the Mamertini. A history of Roman sea-power before the second Punic war by J. Thiel,North-Holland Pub. edition, in English.

Many historians believe that if Hannibal had pressed on and taken Rome, the second Punic war would have swung heavily in favor of the Carthaginians. The Punic wars would have ended early, Carthage would have colonized Italy and gone on to become the dominant superpower in the Mediterranean, significantly altering European history as we know it.

The Second Punic War ( BC) Click to See MAP. The second Punic War was dominated by one man, Hannibal of Carthage, who had dedicated himself at the age of 9 to the total destruction of Rome (see Hannibal and Hamilcar).

He invented an ingenious plan while Rome was off fighting the Gauls by land and the Illyrian (Greek) pirates on sea. Get this from a library. A history of Roman sea-power before the Second Punic War.

[Johannes Hendrik Thiel]. 7 J. Thiel, Studies on the History of Roman Sea Power in Republican Times, Amsterdamand A History of Roman Sea Power before the Second Punic War, Amsterdam There have been numerous works that have been far less critical.

Buy A History of Roman Sea-Power Before the Second Punic War First Edition by Thiel J H (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Thiel J H. An illustration of an open book.

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Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Studies On The History Of Roman Sea-power. The period between the Roman defeats at Trebia, Trasimene, and Cannae from B.C.

and the roan invasion of Africa in B.C. is at best glossed over or briefly described as a brutal learning period for Rome before their final and often times implied inevitable, defeat of Hannibal at Zama in B.C.The Punic Wars presented a pivotal moment in the history of Roman expansion.

Before the First Punic War began in BC, Rome had conquered most of. The history of the great city of Rome and its famous renditions as a Kingdom first, then Republic, then Empire, spanned a good years ( BCE — CE). In her zenith, the Romans boasted a.